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D-backs release minor league pitcher Placido for suspected theft

Some guys never learn. The Diamondbacks this week released pitcher Anderson Placido after he was accused of stealing from at least one teammate on the short-season Hillsboro Hops. Placido also was released by the Indians two years ago over similar accusations. According to a report on, Placido snuck into the Hops clubhouse during the team's road game Saturday in...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks farm system releases pitcher for suspected theft

The Diamondbacks released a minor-league pitcher after he was accused of stealing from a teammate, according to a published report. Left-hander Anderson Placido wasn't a significant prospect in the organization, but he had been a member of the starting rotation for the Diamondbacks' affiliate in short-season Hillsboro, Ore. Hillsboro Hops manager J.R. House believes Placido...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Stenhouse, Roush Fenway Make it Back-to-Back NASCAR Nationwide Series Championships

Homestead, Fla. – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. turned in a sixth-place finish in Saturdaynight’s Nationwide Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to become Roush Fenway’s first back-to-back NASCAR Champion. Stenhouse scored his second Nationwide Series championship in as many seasons, taking home the crown by 23 points. “I think this is a bigger one,” said Stenhouse. “The...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Chicagoland Media Transcript

RICKY STENHOUSE JR., No. 6 Blue Bird Ford Mustang – TALK ABOUT YOUR WIN HERE TODAY.  “We felt like we had a great race car in practice. We started the race and were a little tighter than we thought we would be. We thought the race track would loosen up a little bit but Mike and the guys made great adjustments throughout the race and we kind of went both ways a couple of times...
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford Racing History 300 Recap

With the History 300 from the Charlotte Motor Speedway being that, history, here’s a recap on the Ford Racing driver’s race. Below are the thoughts of drivers Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Michael Annett, and Reed Sorenson on their day.  RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 6 Ford EcoBoost Ford Mustang – WHAT HAPPENED TO YOUR CAR?  “I think the U-joint between the driveshaft and the transmission...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford Racing SportClips Help a Hero 200 Race Recap

Here’s a recap of how the Ford Racing drivers faired in the SportClips Help a Hero 200 from Darlington as well as some quotes from the drivers. Ford Racing Finishing Order: 6th – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 14th – Michael Annett 16th – Timmy Hill 25th – Josh Richards 28th – Matt Frahm RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 6 Cargill Beef Ford Mustang – “It was frustrating.  It was...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford Homestead Nationwide Post Race (Stenhouse Press Conference)

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON WINNING THE CHAMPIONSHIP?  “It is unbelievable. There are a lot of people that have worked really hard for this. My family has sacrificed a lot. Jack Roush and all these guys on our team, they were with us when we were struggling and they never gave up last year. Everybody at Ford Racing, Blackwell Angus Beef and Cargill, everybody has worked really hard...
Via Frontstretch
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Ford Championship Week: Ricky Stenhouse Thursday Transcript

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. holds a 41-point lead over second-place ElliottSadler in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings going into Saturday’sFord 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway and needs to finish 37th orbetter to clinch the championship.  Stenhouse Jr. took part inNASCAR’s championship contenders press conference on South Beach inMiami, FL, to talk about this weekend and possibly...
Via Frontstretch
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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